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The AIDS epidemic in San Francisco the medical response, 1981-1984.

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Published by Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Duesberg, Peter.,
  • Winkelstein, Warren -- Interviews.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Epidemiology.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Etiology.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Research.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects.,
  • Gay men and AIDS -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Physicians -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementinterviews conducted by Sally Smith Hughes in 1994.
GenreInterviews.
SeriesSan Francisco AIDS oral history series
ContributionsWinkelstein, Warren., Hughes, Sally Smith., Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23013296M

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